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The children were dropping stones off the bridge.
He dropped a few coins into my hand.
Teresa dropped into the chair, exhausted.
Doyle dropped to a crouch and peered in through the mail slot.
Infant mortality has dropped dramatically in the last 50 years.
The rate on the bond dropped to 5 percent.
In the winter the temperature often drops below freezing.
European sales have dropped by over 30%.
The ad was dropped after complaints from the public.
Oh, drop the innocent act!
He asked us to drop the word "liar" from our headline.
The controversial clauses of the contract were finally dropped.
I'm driving into town anyway; can I drop you somewhere?
Can you drop me at the corner of the street?
This is the American English definition of drop. View British English definition of drop.
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